Mary Rowlandson School Extended Learning

APRIL VACATION ACADEMY REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

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ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES~Child And Mom.png

Please take a moment to explore the many diverse enrichment opportunities that are available for the Extended Learning Program participants.These activities are organized by month and run in six, eight, or ten-week sessions. Please note that some of these activities require a registration and/or activity fee. You will be notified and billed via email once the activity is filled to its minimum requirement (the minimum will be listed for each activity as it varies). Once an activity is filled the activity will be CLOSED. Visit the activity calendar for a complete listing of events. 

In addition to the activities listed on our calendar, the dynamic Extended Learning Program staff also offer a variety of exciting daily activities that do not require registration. If you have questions, concerns or suggestions for an activity please email Laura Dwyer at ldwyer@nrsd or chat with your Site Coordinator. We are always looking for new ideas to share with our students. 

~FEBRUARY 2018~ 
Registrations for the below winter activities are now OPEN!

Community Symbol.pngCOMMUNITY GARDENING/COOKING SERIES OPEN! 
This series is designed to pair experienced gardeners and cooks with younger people and less experienced gardens. Gardeners will grow for themselves and for the Community.  In addition, everyone learns and has lots of fun!  Events include a cooking series, and a planting and growing series. We plan on some great Farm to Fork dinners too, and already have commitments for produce and some big-name chefs coming in, as well as yet to be discovered celebrity chefs. If you would like your child to participate please complete the below permission form and have your child return it to Ms. Rita. All are welcome! Kids and adults! Thanks to Harvard Community Health Foundation for their support. Please note all participants will be transported to the Lancaster Council On Aging via the Council On Aging's minivan and must be picked up at the Council On Aging at 5:30 pm. The Council On Aging's address is 39 Harvard Road, Lancaster, Ma. Their phone number is (978) 733 - 1249. This class will run the third Monday of each month.
Grades: K - 5
Dates: 3/19, 4/23, 5/21
Day: Monday
Time: 3:30—5:30 
Cost: Free
Limit: 10 Participants
REGISTRATION: PLEASE SEE MS. RITA

Permission Form
  

Chemistry Lab.png STEM IS FUN FOR KIDS! CLOSED! Through hands-on activities and STEM challenges, children will think, construct, experiment, discover, and develop the desire to learn more. The children will explore the use of different learning tools that enable and emphasize STEM learning. Participants will learn something new and experience a different kind of fun in each class. Learning is best when kids are having fun! STEM Is Fun! classes are conducted one hour per week for six weeks.

Instructor: STEM Beginnings Instructors
Grades: K - 3
Time: 3:30 - 4:30 
Location: Mary Rowlandson Cafeteria
Day: Wednesday
Dates: 1/10 - 3/7 (Make-Up Date for 2/7 Snow Day) 
Cost: $105.00 (six sessions) 2018 Price 
*Minimum 10 participants to run this class.

WINTER STEM IS FUN! NEWSLETTERS
January 10th
January 24th
January 31st
February 14th

Chemical Lab Flasks.png SCIENCE MADNESS 
This class will allow students to explore science through various hands-on science experiments.

Instructor: Ms. Passafiume
Time: 4:00 - 5:00
Grades: K - 5
Dates: 1/11 - 3/22 (no class 2/22)
Day: Thursday
Cost: NO COST
REGISTRATION: PLEASE SEE MS. RITA OR MS. MARGARET

NEW! IMAGARENA Over the course of 6 weeks, participants create with over 30 building materials and learn strategies for overcoming creative blocks and working in teams. At the end of the program, their creations are posted online to share with family and friends. Great for after-school programs looking to add a new and exciting enrichment program to their offerings. Classes are conducted one hour per week for six weeks.
Instructor Mr. Tim
Grades: 1 - 3
Time: 4:00 - 5:00
Location: Mary Rowlandson Cafeteria
Day: Wednesday
Dates: 4/3 - 5/15
Cost: NO COST
REGISTRATION: PLEASE SEE MS. RITA